Ed Miliband

Tom Peck The downfall of Labour began with Ed Miliband

The only thing that might have saved Labour from this misery is to have had a leader, in 2015 who looked and acted like a leader. Who people wanted to vote for. They did not. They have since more than doubled down on their madness

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The most read people stories of 2015

From the man who hiked up the price of a HIV treating drug by 5,000 per cent to a 14-year old Muslim schoolboy who’s homework was suspected of being a bomb.

The most ridiculous stories about politicians in 2015

Politicians are usually painfully predictable creatures who fail to surprise and often disappoint. But this year's cohort proved they still have the ability to shock when some names appeared in headlines no-one could have anticipated (except perhaps for Charlie Brooker).

57 things we learnt in 2015

Some of our news nuggets from 2015 advance the sum total of human knowledge - but not too many, you'll be pleased to hear